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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

- Study neurology, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular respiratory physiotherapy from your first year.- Learn with, from and about other healthcare professionals.- Understand the principles and theory of exercise.- Go on clinical placement at the end of your first year and have the opportunity to go on an overseas visit in your third year.On this course, you’ll learn to help and empower those affected by physical injury, illness and disability, and maximise their functional ability. You’ll gain valuable skills, qualifications and accreditation — ready to embark on a rewarding career.**How you learn**This course is based around structured academic and placement experience. You’ll develop the skills you need to manage diverse health and social care problems — gaining a critical, proactive approach to learning. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to work autonomously as a physiotherapist and make a real difference to the lives of individuals and communities.You will have the opportunity to gain a level 2 Fitness Instructor award and level 3 Exercise Referral award as part of the course. These enhance your skills in exercise prescription, as well as your employability.**You learn through**- tutor-facilitated sessions- lectures- specialist visiting lecturer sessions- group work- presentations- tutor-directed learning- self-directed learning- flipped classroom- independent learning- simulation, workshops and role play- technology-enhanced learning- practice-based learning**Applied learningWork placements**During the course you will undertake clinical placements within a range of different settings. Your first four week placement takes place at the end of the first year. In years two and three, placements build from six to eight weeks, allowing you to apply your knowledge and enhance your practical physiotherapy experience.In year three opportunities include an overseas visit, Master's study taster days and college-based programmes such as the leadership training scheme.**Networking and volunteering opportunities**Volunteering opportunities include becoming a student representative or ambassador for the course, department or Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. You can also volunteer at sporting events such as the Sheffield Half Marathon as a student physiotherapist, or help organise events on behalf of the Sheffield Hallam University Physiotherapy Society Committee.Sheffield Hallam Students' Union offer a variety of volunteering opportunities in healthcare settings enabling you to develop your skills throughout the course and gain further relevant experience.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 128

From three A levels including at least 40 points from either Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education or BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science. We do not accept AS Levels or general studies. For example:ABB including relevant subject(s)DDM in BTEC Extended Diploma in a relevant subjectA combination of qualifications including relevant subject(s)

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 39 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    133 65%

    33rd

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    14th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.31 86%

    9th

    4

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